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A roundup of the week's police log includes several dog fights, a number of DUIs, a reckless cab driver and a mysterious case of computer theft.


Tuesday, August 14

3:20 p.m. - A cyclist reported to police that he was the victim of a hit and run situation in the parking lot of . The cyclist reportedly fell into the nearby creek, and police estimate they he fell nearly 15 feet.

4:37 p.m. - A black 1993 Honda Civic was reported stolen from Miller Ave. close to Sycamore Park. The vehicle was last seen by its owner the previous night in a parking lot. All keys for the vehicle are accounted for and police surmised that the vehicle must have been jump started before stolen, as the battery was dead.

10:10 p.m. - A driver was arrested on suspicion of driver under the influence on Lovell Avenue. The vehicle operated by the intoxicated driver has been place into storage, and the suspect has been released into the custody of her sister.

11:08 p.m. - A frustrated resident of East Drive reported a noise disturbance in a nearby park. The resident told police that she was trying to sleep and could hear, but could not see, what she thought to be several males causing the ruckus.

Wednesday, August 15

5:04 p.m. - A white male wearing a black jacket and silver pants stole a sandwich from the near Ashford Avenue. Police advised the employee who reported the petty theft to tell the thief to reimburse him and that he is no longer welcome in the store, if the man is located, that is.

5:29 p.m. - A woman was out walking her dogs on Ralston Ave. when two dogs, unchained and unleashed, ran toward her and attacked her dogs. The woman reported that her dogs were not injured, but that her friend had to kick both the attacking dogs to ward them off. No one was at the home of the attack dogs when police investigated.

7:54 p.m. - A woman on Lomita Drive told police that she was unable to re-enter her office building due to a teenager blocking the entrance and refusing to let her through. The teenager then decided to throw a soda bottle at her. Luckily it was cheap plastic bottle, and no injuries were reported.

6:11 p.m. - A guest of a hotel on Redwood Hwy. reported that she left a hair tie and a necklace in her room. She claims that the hotel staff said that they picked up the items, but when she called back to claim them, the staff didn't know what she was talking about. The necklace was a "Giants Baseball Phiten Necklace," with an estimated value of $50. Police determined that there was no proof that property was stolen.

Thursday, August 16

12:04 p.m. - A man on Hamilton Drive reported that another man's dog continued to harass his dog at Hauke Park. While both parties were in the parking lot, the owner of the harassing dog starting yelling obscenities at the man who called in the report. The harassing dog's owner entered his dark purple or possibly black SUV and attempted to run the other man over, according to reports.

Friday, August 17

2:14 a.m. - A person at the intersection of Corte Madera Ave. and Gardner St. reported that they heard something that sounded like a swerving, followed by a crashing sound. The juvenile responsible is suspected of driving under the influence and has been released to his parents.

10:06 a.m. - Someone near Tam High on Miller Ave. called in to report a reckless taxi driver. According to the report, the cab passed the subject at high speeds, then proceeded to run a red light in front of the high school, and continued the recklessness by swerving in and out of multiple lanes.

8:00 p.m. - A subject on Dell Lane reported that files were stolen from his computer, and afterward his hard drive was wiped clean. His web cam was also stolen. Police found no evidence of entry and there are no suspects.

Saturday, August 18

11:57 p.m. - A driver at the intersection of Camino Alto and Miller Ave. initially was suspected of driving under the influence in a Jeep. Upon further investigation, police determined that the lost driver was looking at a GPS device instead of the road.

Sunday, August 19

3:26 p.m. - A woman walking her dogs on Summit Ave. reported that a Jack Russel Terrier with a history of aggressive behavior attacked her and her dogs. The woman reported that she has had an ongoing issue with this particular canine. The terrier in question lives on Ralston Avenue. Police were unable to reach the dog's owners

Monday, August 20

10:05 a.m. - A resident of East Blithedale told police that his red SUV has been vandalized numerous times during the past two months. The man reported that his car has been "keyed" multiple times, and that he has found glue on the car's grill and animal feces on the windshield. 

6:18 p.m. - A resident of Marguerite Ave. reported that unknown painters from an outside contractor company stole their iPad. The location device for the iPad showed its location to be in the San Rafael area, the resident told police. The iPad was taken from a detached, unlocked garage. Mill Valley Police request that the San Rafael Police Department make a visit to the address where the iPad is currently located.



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